Posted 9:49 PM 2/22/2013
MINNEAPOLIS - The Mizzou Wrestling program won eight of 10matches Friday night against No. 5 Ohio State to advance to the semifinal round of the 2013 NWCA Cliff Keen National Duals. Junior Alan Waters only needed three minutes and eight seconds to give the Tigers a lead that they would not (More)
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Posted 9:02 PM 2/15/2013
LEXINGTON, KY -- Missouri Gymnastics dropped a close contest to the Kentucky Wildcats on Friday. The Tigers put up a 194.125 to Kentucky's 194.250. Freshman Miranda Eubank took first on the bars, with a career high 9.900 score, and sophomore Rachel Updike also placed first on the vault with a (More)
Posted 9:18 PM 2/8/2013
COLUMBIA -- Mizzou junior diver David Bonuchi was one of 10 divers selected to represent the United States at the 2013 Canada Cup, USA Diving announced on Friday. Bonuchi, who will participate on the men's 10-meter, will compete at the FINA Grand Prix meet May 2-5 in Gatineau, Quebec.(More)
Posted 8:33 PM 1/14/2013 by Eric Blumberg
COLUMBIA -- Missouri basketball fans know all about Laurence Bowers sitting out last season with a knee injury, but another Missouri athlete is bouncing back from an injury that took away a season.
Mizzou diver Loren Figueroa has seen the highest highs and the lowest lows in only her first (More)
Posted 11:05 PM 10/19/2012 by KOMU 8 Sports
OXFORD, Miss. - The Mizzou volleyball team dropped to 14-6 overall and 6-4 in SEC play as it lost at Ole Miss, 3-1 (17-25, 21-25, 25-19, 21-25), on Friday night (Oct. 19) at the Gillom Center. Junior All-American Lisa Henning (Blue Springs, Mo.) posted her seventh double-double in the season with (More)
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Posted 6:18 PM 8/8/2012
MARSHALL, MO -- Former Missouri Valley College Wrestler Clarissa Chun captured the women's wrestling bronze medal in the 48 kilo weight class Wednesday at the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London. Chun, wrestling for the United States, opened the competition with a two-period win over (More)
Posted 9:39 PM 8/3/2012 by Ashleigh Johnson
ELDON - Friends, family and neighbors of Olympian Christian Cantwell gathered at the Eldon Community Center Friday night to watch him compete in the Olympic shot put event. During the party, Eldon officials honored Cantwell's family and presented them with proclamations.
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Posted 7:43 AM 8/3/2012 by Kamen Entchev
ELDON - Christian Cantwell, a graduate of Eldon High School and the University of Missouri, will try to win Olympic Gold on Friday in the shot put competition. Cantwell qualified in 9th place for the finals with a throw of 20.41 meters Friday morning. The finals begin at (More)
Posted 8:26 PM 7/29/2012 by Eric Blumberg
COLUMBIA - In his second shot at Olympic gold, Columbia's Christian Cantwell is preparing differently, he's blocked out all distractions. Cantwell says Mid-Missouri's hope for an Olympic medal is riding on his shoulders but he's running out of opportunities... so he has to make it count.(More)
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Posted 11:22 AM 7/27/2012 by Maggie Miller
Meet the 2012 Olympians from Missouri:
Brittany Borman will toss the javelin for U.S. Track & Field. She grew up in Festus and attended the University of Oklahoma. She is a four-time NCAA Champion. For Brittany's full (More)
Posted 8:56 PM 7/13/2012
COLUMBIA -- Former Missouri Tiger Christian Cantwell will throw the shot putt in his second straight Olympics on August 3rd. At the Olympics Trials last month, Cantwell finished third.
He says he is one of six throwers with a shot at Olympic gold.
There are 530 americans competing in the Olympics but Cantwell says he won't participate in opening ceremonies or go to other events. He wants gold and all the admiration that comes with it.
Posted 8:32 PM 6/24/2012
EUGENE, OR -- A few other athletes from the mid-MO area took their shot at joining Team USA in London for this year's Olympic Games.
Former Jefferson City High School pole vaulter Vera Neuenswander. Sadly, she failed to record a height in three attempts at 13-feet-11 and a quarter inches. (More)
Twelve Tigers have one final stop in their season before hanging up the spikes for the summer: the USATF Championship in Des Moines, IA. Five have qualified for the senior championships and seven for the junior championships, which will both be held in Drake Stadium through Sunday.
The Missouri Gymnastics program and head coach Shannon Welker proudly announce the addition of Anna Bowers and Mikayla Walsh to the 2013-14 squad. The two have signed national letters of intent to join the Mizzou Gymnastics family next season.
Mizzou Head Basketball Coach Frank Haith announced the hiring of former Drake University Head Coach Mark Phelps as an assistant coach on Monday. Phelps enjoyed more wins (77) than any Drake head coach in his first five seasons with the program and led the Bulldogs to a pair of postseason...
Once again the 2013 spring semester was a success in the classroom and the community for Mizzou Athletics. Missouri's student-athletes posted an overall GPA of 3.00 in the spring to mark the fourth consecutive semester of 3.00 or higher for the department. Additionally, 13 of Missouri';s 20 athletic programs compiled...
Former Tigers Nicole Hudson and Rhea Taylor were selected to the USA Softball Women's National Team on Friday.